Category: Whats On

Halfway Fireworks Display

Halfway are hosting their annual Fireworks display on Saturday, 6th November 2021. Organised displays are few and far between in Scotland this year as the pandemic continues, with most local authority displays cancelled. However, a few private displays are still going ahead. Halfway’s display is free to enter and is self funding with a tremendous […]

St Andrew’s Christmas Fayre

A Christmas Fayre is taking place at the St Andrew’s Shop on Glasgow Road early next month. The fayre will take place in the St Andrews Hospice Shop on Friday 5th November from 10am until 4pm then also on Saturday 6th November 10am – 4pm, Sunday 7th November 11am – 4pm. There will be gifts, […]

Museum Temporary Closure

Due to further installation at the David Livingstone Birthplace, the museum at Station Road, Blantyre will be closed from the 8th to the 11th November 2021. On reopening (from Friday 12th November 2021), the opening hours will be: 10am till 4pm (last admission 3pm) Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. These are the Winter 2021 hours. Please […]

Fireworks – New Restrictions

New restrictions are in place on fireworks use. It is illegal to set off fireworks before 6pm and after 11pm – or midnight on Nov 5 and 1am on Hogmanay, Chinese New Year and Diwali. A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire & Rescue Services told us, “As a precautionary measure, many organisations and councils have […]

DeddyPool now on Social Media!

Blantyre has a new Community hero! All wrapped up in Red & Black awesomeness is DEDDYPOOL, the mystery superhero with a BIG charitable heart. You may have seen several posts already about this mystery superhero dropping by at local events and kids parties and has certainly made an interesting sight when spotted walking round Blantyre’s […]